This is something which all third world countries desprately need. In Pakistan, if there was a dossier published on the doings of a large number of our top politicians and so-called leaders, the Hague would be sending out calls for their extradition for crimes against humanity and common sense.
Others all over the world are also “talking about”:http://www.technorati.com/cosmos/links.html?rank=links&url=http%3A%2F%2Fopengov.media.mit.edu&PHPSESSID=4e11e1450a1198412dff4cfdbc19c619 the same thing: “This gives Big Brother a taste of his own medicine, and we need something like this in [place your country here].”
bq.. To empower citizens by providing a single, comprehensive, easy-to-use repository of information on individuals, organizations, and corporations related to the government of the United States of America.
To allow citizens to submit intelligence about government-related issues, while maintaining their anonymity. To allow members of the government a chance to participate in the process.
>> “Government Information Awareness”:http://opengov.media.mit.edu/
p. On the other hand:
bq.. The goal, according to a recent Pentagon presentation to defense contractors, is to “track everything that moves.” “This gives the U.S. government capabilities Big Brother only pretended to have,” said John Pike, director of Globalsecurity.org, a defense think tank. “Before, we said Big Brother’s watching. But he really wasn’t, because there was too much to watch.”
>> “The Village Voice: Big Brother Gets a Brain”:http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0328/shachtman.php